Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 257–269 | Cite as

Studies on the rhizosphere mycoflora of broad bean and cotton

II. Seed and root exudates and their effects on spore germination and growth of the prevalent fungi isolated from the rhizosphere
  • Y. A. Youssef
  • A. T. Mankarios
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Summary

Seed and root exudates from three varieties of both broad bean and cotton grown aseptically were analyzed for amino acids and sugars. Broad bean varieties were found to excrete considerable amounts of amino compounds with 15 different amino acids, while cotton varieties excreted less consisting of 12 amino acids. Five sugars were identified in the seed and root exudates from broad bean varieties, while three were present in the seed and root exudates from cotton varieties. Seed and root exudates stimulated spore germination and growth of fungi isolated from the rhizosphere.

Keywords

Sugar Root Exudate Spore Germination Broad Bean Amino Compound 

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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1969

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  • Y. A. Youssef
  • A. T. Mankarios

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